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D-2 visa is for an individual who seeks to earn a degree or conduct a specific study (ie. student exchange) at a college or a university in Korea. It is an individual student’s responsibility to obtain the correct visa needed to attend KNU.
For students who are citizens of mainland China or from countries without a treaty of amity are required to have a “Certification Number of Visa Issuance” for their D-2 visa application. The number will be forwarded to accepted students with the Certificate of Admission by Office of International Affairs.
Students with D-2 visa who need to stay in Korea longer than their visiting period are required to apply for visa extension.
Students who have visited for academic or research purposes in a minor college or higher level of educational academic institute.
Students who have to unavoidably stay in Korea for an extended period due to the failure to pass thesis review within the designated stay period. Extension for thesis preparation is eligible up to 2 years (1 year for master’s degree)
Bachelor’s degree holders with GPA of 3.0 or higher, or master’s or higher degree holders recommended by a professor.
Required documents may change depending on individual circumstances.
For further information, please contact Daegu Immigration Office
Tel. 1345 (no area code)
Source of Information: Hi Korea (www.hikorea.go.kr)